The chemical constituents from leaf essential oil of Thymus linearis Benth. was analyzed GC and GC-MS. The chemical composition of the isolated oil was characterized by 40 components. The major compounds were Thymol (40.50%), p-cymene (6.50%), thymol methyl ether (5.21%), p-cymen-8-ol (4.23 %) terpinen-4-ol (2.54%), linalool, germacrene D (2.50%) a–copaene (2.40), carvacrol methyl ether (2.26%) as major compounds.
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Rakesh K. Joshi. Essential oil composition of Thymus linearis (Benth) from western Himalaya of Uttrakhand, India. Asian J. Pharm. Tech. 2016; 6(4): 199-201. doi: 10.5958/2231-5713.2016.00029.5